A DUNGANNON based family doctor and his friends and supporters had another very successful year fundraising for the Southern Area Hospices charity by raising the fantastic sum of £22,870.
Dr Murty and his team recently presented a cheque to the charity, which expressed its appreciation for the continued support given by the local fundraising group.
Numerous collections were held at local businesses including Tesco, Sainsbury’s and the Linen Green.
In addition Dr Murty and his team attended local churches and completed collections after Masses.
Dr Murty has received support from the local community and businesses and would like to thank them for their continued kindness.
The charity offers invaluable support and care to people living in the Southern Area Trust area who are suffering from cancer, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease and other terminal illnesses.
It provides ongoing respite care and activities for patients whose symptoms are controlled but who wish to avail of further medical, nursing and physiotherapy care.
Una Lavery, the organisation’s Regional Marketing Officer, said: “We appreciate the continued support of Dr Murty and his team of friends who work so hard to help us reach out fundraising target to continue to provide our services to local people in need.
“A massive thank you to Dr Murty and all members of his support team who help him with his collections and fundraising efforts.”